Why do I need "professional development?" Isn't that what academics are for?
Academics are an integral aspect of professional development. As you prepare to enter the workforce (whether it be to work for an existing corporation, or to develop a business as an entrepreneur), there are many tools, methods, standards, and etiquette that will be considered throughout your pursuit. Success in any field is more attainable than ever. A strong platform is key!
What is the importance of the legacy of Constantin Stanislavski?
Constantin Stanislavski is a Russian actor/director in the late 1800s- early 1900s, considered to be the patriarch of modern acting by many. More specifically the creator of "Method" acting. By taking actors and encouraging a depth to character and performance through personal life experience, motivation, and naturalism, he developed a method that took the theatre experience to new heights across the board. His Legacy has carried over into theatre across the world. In the United States, students such as Lee Strasberg, and Stella Adler would take their new understanding to create their own specific methods and impact many of the most highly revered actors of all time.
Today, is Digital Media an important aspect of business?
Digital Media is one of the most integral parts of any business. In 2016, an emphasis on Digital Media (Online, Social, Television, Radio, etc.) presence, or lack thereof can make or break a business. Our current society operates consistently in the digital realm. Thus, Digital Media is the connection between Business or "Product" and "Consumer."